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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

You would need around 8,321.14RM (83,062.33฿) in Kuala Lumpur to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 88,000.00฿ in Bangkok (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 0.21% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 5.61% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 16.50% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 17.80% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 10.80% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 82.15% higher than in Bangkok

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  Bangkok  Kuala Lumpur      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 55.00 ฿     79.86 ฿      +45.19 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿     598.93 ฿      -0.18 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 147.00 ฿     116.04 ฿      -21.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 60.00 ฿     99.82 ฿      +66.37 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 100.00 ฿     119.79 ฿      +19.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 63.45 ฿     95.19 ฿      +50.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 17.74 ฿     21.66 ฿      +22.14 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 9.80 ฿     12.96 ฿      +32.29 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 47.15 ฿     61.46 ฿      +30.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 34.50 ฿     29.61 ฿      -14.18 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 44.67 ฿     37.54 ฿      -15.96 %
Eggs (12) 57.73 ฿     44.82 ฿      -22.35 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 512.73 ฿     341.89 ฿      -33.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 117.44 ฿     108.16 ฿      -7.91 %
Apples (1kg) 81.59 ฿     82.48 ฿      +1.09 %
Oranges (1kg) 67.84 ฿     78.02 ฿      +15.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 50.38 ฿     35.67 ฿      -29.20 %
Potato (1kg) 61.79 ฿     32.99 ฿      -46.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 36.67 ฿     30.78 ฿      -16.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.48 ฿     22.09 ฿      +34.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿     499.10 ฿      -16.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 50.95 ฿     86.32 ฿      +69.40 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 96.11 ฿     116.26 ฿      +20.97 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 90.00 ฿     119.79 ฿      +33.09 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 ฿     19.96 ฿      -20.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 950.00 ฿     998.21 ฿      +5.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿     29.95 ฿      -14.44 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ฿     10.73 ฿      +114.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿     224.60 ฿      +124.60 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 38.77 ฿     20.82 ฿      -46.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 775,000.00 ฿     1,486,212.91 ฿      +91.77 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 3,076.17 ฿     1,510.77 ฿      -50.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.94 ฿     2.70 ฿      +39.33 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 641.53 ฿     1,445.87 ฿      +125.38 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,857.79 ฿     1,635.77 ฿      -11.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 390.00 ฿     227.77 ฿      -41.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 180.00 ฿     139.75 ฿      -22.36 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,052.63 ฿     2,515.89 ฿      +22.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,546.84 ฿     1,766.40 ฿      +14.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 2,860.98 ฿     2,854.88 ฿      -0.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 2,970.59 ฿     2,606.06 ฿      -12.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,727.75 ฿     24,074.44 ฿      +16.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,705.88 ฿     13,154.96 ฿      +22.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 55,670.98 ฿     39,875.81 ฿      -28.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,826.09 ฿     19,640.43 ฿      -31.87 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 105,937.50 ฿     94,794.78 ฿      -10.52 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 65,769.23 ฿     49,319.15 ฿      -25.01 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 22,234.32 ฿     38,227.78 ฿      +71.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.10     5.07      -16.85 %
 
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